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Quiçama
Municipality
Quiçama (red) in Bengo province (yellow)
Quiçama (red) in Bengo province (yellow)
Quiçama is located in Angola
Quiçama
Quiçama
Location in Angola

Coordinates: 09°31′S 013°58′E / 9.517°S 13.967°E / -9.517; 13.967Coordinates: 09°31′S 013°58′E / 9.517°S 13.967°E / -9.517; 13.967{{#coordinates:09|31|S|013|58|E|type:city_region:AO|| |primary |name=

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Country  Angola
Province Bengo
Area
 • Total 12,046 km2 (4,651 sq mi)
Population
 • Estimate (2006) 29,905
 • Density 2.5/km2 (6/sq mi)
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Quiçama is a município (city council[1][2] or municipality) in the province of Bengo in Angola.[1] It covers an area of 12,046 square kilometres (4,651 sq mi) and its estimated population as of 2006 is 29,905 inhabitants.[3] The municipal seat is the village of Muxima.

Quiçama is bordered to the north by the municipalities of Viana and Ícolo e Bengo, to the east by the municipalities of Cambambe, Libolo and Quibala, to the south by the municipalities of Quilenda and Porto Amboim, and to the west by the Atlantic Ocean.

Part of the municipality is occupied by the Quiçama National Park (Portuguese: Parque Nacional da Quiçama).

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Reference Center: Provinces". Angolan Embassy in the United States. Archived from the original on 11 Feb 2006. 
  2. "City councils of Angola". Statoids. Retrieved 6 Apr 2009. 
  3. Angola Statistics: Bengo. GeoHive. Source: Instituto Nacional de Estatística, Angola. Instituto Nacional de Segurança Social, Angola.



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